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Quebec’s privacy bill 64: Is your business ready?

Certain provisions of the “An Act to modernize legislative provisions for the protection of personal information” (formerly known as Bill 64) will come into...

Analyst reacts strongly to news Oracle has ‘surveillance machine’

The case of a software giant selling personal data to a third party is troubling, Iris Akwetey, senior research analyst with Info-Tech Research said...

Stolen BRP data leaked on the dark web

The RansomEXX ransomware gang is believed to be behind the cyberattack BRP recently suffered. The Hackfest Facebook page reported yesterday that the gang has...

RCMP: Spyware only used with court approval

The RCMP keeps adding new information about its court-approved use of spyware on the wireless phones of criminal suspects, leading some members of Parliament...

U.S., Canada urged to toughen fight against commercial spyware

U.S. government intelligence employees should be banned for life from working for "foreign offensive operators" as one means of fighting commercial spyware, a member...

NIST names first four quantum-resistant encryption tools

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has chosen the first group of encryption tools it believes will withstand the assault of...

RBC announces partnerships to provide clients with increased security and control over their financial data

RBC has announced partnership agreements with both Plaid and Envestnet | Yodlee as it looks to provide clients with better access, and control, and to allow them to securely...

Government files latest attempt at privacy legislation reform

The Liberal government has introduced its second attempt at overhauling the country's privacy laws covering the business sector. Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne introduced Bill C-27...

Employees unclear about surveillance in their workplace, new report reveals

A new report from Capterra has found that more than a third of Canadian employees are being monitored with software at work.

Privacy commissioners find Tim Hortons violated privacy laws

Results of a joint investigation launched in June 2020 by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and Canada’s three provincial private...

Cyber Security Today, May 30, 2022 – Canadian and U.S. wireless carriers update their Android utilities, a jump seen in Clop ransomware victims, and...

Canadian and U.S. wireless carriers update their Android utilities, a jump seen in Clop ransomware victims, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday,...

Cyber Security Today, May 27, 2022 – Another warning to app developers, and an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang is arrested

This episode reports on more compromised open-source packages found, and the arrest of an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang 

Cyber Security Today, May 25, 2022 – A Linux trojan is spreading, malware aimed at security researchers and more

This episode reports on the spread of a Linux trojan, malware targeting at security researchers, phishing attacks on Russian government entities, GM rewards program hacked and more

Cyber Security Today, May 23, 2022 – A work from home warning, students are victims of ransomware, and more

This episode reports on being prepared for working from hone, hacking contents winners, a ransomware attack on a third-party public school data provider amd more

The state of Digital ID in Canada

Digital ID is coming to Canada, bringing with it a host of questions and even some concerns from privacy advocates. Many provinces, and the...

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Can privacy laws do more harm than good?

New York last year introduced a peculiar new law prohibiting first responders and ambulance service providers from selling the personal information of their individual...

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